Chapter 9 Psycholinguistics. The fourteenth week. Chapter 9 Psycholinguistics. 9.5 language and Thought. Key points . 9.5.1 language determines thought 9.5.2 Thought determines language 9.5.3 Arguments afainst the Sair-Whorf Hypothesis. Difficulties .
The fourteenth week
Whorf claimed that the perceptual events that we experience can be very different from those experienced by a speaker of another language who is standing beside us
Does the fact that a language does nt have separate terms for certain phenomena mean that the users of this language are unable to distinguish these phenonmenea from others?